coondoggie writes: "Nvidia said this week it got a contract worth up to $20 million from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to develop chips for sensor systems that could bolster power output from today's 1 GFLOPS/watt to 75 GFLOPS/watt."
"Necessity is the mother of invention" is a silly proverb. "Necessity
is the mother of futile dodges" is much nearer the truth.
-- Alfred North Whitehead